The oil/chemical tanker Noreaster. photo by John White

Port Watch: Week of July 27

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An update on vessels arriving at the Port of New Hampshire

The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard continues construction on a new super flood basin, which enables submarines to dock without the use of buoyancy assist tanks. Much of this week’s port activity involves that project, but there are a couple of other shipments on the way. Here are the details so far.


Type: tug (with crane barge)
Arrival: July 28
Flag: United States
Cargo: N/A
Terminal: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Deadweight: N/A
Length x breadth: 21 x 7 meters


Type: general cargo
Arrival: July 29
Flag: Bahamas
Cargo: aggregate stone (for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard)
Terminal: NH State Pier
Deadweight: 45,224 tons
Length x breadth: 183 x 30 meters
Year built: 2016


Type: oil/chemical tanker
Arrival: July 29
Flag: Marshall Islands
Cargo: diesel
Terminal: Irving
Deadweight: 37,412 tons
Length x breadth: 184 x 27 meters
Year built: 2007


Type: bulk carrier
Arrival: Aug. 1
Flag: Switzerland
Cargo: gypsum
Terminal: Sprague River Road
Deadweight: 58,087 tons
Length x breadth: 190 x 32 meters
Year built: 2010

Information via Portsmouth Pilots and Note: Ship schedules are subject to change. To see other installments of Port Watch, click  here.